artificial stone

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ar·ti·fi·cial stone

a specially calcined gypsum derivative similar to plaster of Paris, but stronger, because the grains are nonporous.

artificial stone

ar·ti·fi·cial stone

(ahr-ti-fishăl stōn, ahrti-fishăl stōn)
A specially calcined gypsum derivative similar to plaster of Paris but stronger because its grains are nonporous.
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You can buy individual stones for $5 to $20, or you can get an inexpensive ($8) synthetic stone with a medium grit on one side and a fine grit on the other that'll handle most sharpening jobs.
Strengthening embankments reticular baskets - on non-woven synthetic stone and turf laying flat with nailing,
Grand Homes president Stephen Brooks reports that when he first started using the synthetic stone, the manufacturer recommended installers who turned out to be terrible--and slow.
MDL Diamond Merchants announced the acquisition of the latest version of De Beers' DiamondSure synthetic stone detection machine.
Jewellery of Canada designs, manufactures and wholesales mass-produced diamond, gemstones and synthetic stone jewelry to major jewelry retailers, shopping networks, mass merchants, department stores and liquidators.
Replacement metal roof with flat roof construction - Facade renovation: synthetic stone and ceramic tiles
But although gem-quality stones have become more common, with between three and four million carats of small synthetic stones weighing less than a carat produced each year - about 3 per cent of natural production - the segment is growing.
He explained that one of the ways of improving efficiencies in the diamond chain to combat the threat posed by synthetic stones is through targeted innovation, partnerships between vendors, and regulation.
She covers shape and cutting style, carat weight, color, clarity and transparency, cut quality, star and cat's-eye stones, treatments, synthetic stones, and deceptive practices, followed by descriptions of specific gemstones, with broad price ranges, and tips on caring for gems.
The raw material used for these jewelleries include base metals, glass, plastic, synthetic stones, semi-precious stones, beads, ivory, lac, leather, terracotta, pearl and metals such as silver, aluminum and brass.
y e h e Worth pounds 275 5 The bling My look was completed with some borrowed jewellery from luxury fashion jeweller Carat, which specialises in synthetic stones and has decorated stars including Lisa Snowdon, Brenda Blethyn, Kara Tointon, Juliet Stevenson and last year's Leading Actress winner Vicky McClure.
More than 90 percent of synthetic stones were available in the market and were used in jewellery instead of gemstones due to its cost, he added.

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